PAUSE

I’ve not written for a little while because I’ve felt I needed a break mainly for three reasons  Because my inspiration was running a little dry and I wanted to spend some time reading in order to improve my own work  Because I have been focusing on short stories and a basis for a couple…

Shoutout to my ex: Radar

I like the way you still keep one eye on me as we circle this room, we still never quite lose track of each other while in the same vicinity. You would still jump to my defence if I needed it, you still hate that I talk to him, that he’s a close friend, But we…

Before you 

And before you my life was silly: Drunkness and dance floors, Boys in the wrong beds, Joking with the jesters But you brought a stillness With you I didn’t want to live it at 100 miles an hour, I wanted to live the moments as they came to us over and over Kissing in the…

The world is not black and white

My Uncle Malcolm died yesterday morning and I wrote a poem similar to this which I shared with him. I’ve now written another version of it to share. We always shared the view that the world was not black and white and I wanted to reflect that here. He provided me with countless debates over…

Hearts are heavy

I never knew heartbreak was an actual thing. Not a physical thing anyway. I thought it was something people just said but over the past week, I have felt it. A pain in my chest. Real pain and a heavy heart. My uncle is dying. My uncle. My dad’s twin brother. My cousin’s dad. The…

Success!

This week I have conquered one of my biggest fears and it has been one hell of a week with three job interviews as well as starting a new job and balancing my current jobs. I am pretty proud of myself for this week and that is not something that I say often so it…

Reflections on Easter and Faith

Easter has come and gone this week and I had a lovely Easter break spending quality time with my family and ate a lot of chocolate. Easter, to me, is this, time spent with my family when we can all come together and hopefully get a few precious days off work to spend together. Although…

Euphoria

They ran down the hill laughing and holding hands then collapsed on the floor, sighed and looked at each other. This is so much fun, thought Beth. Tim was wondering what to do now, as he closed his eyes tightly and tried to hold on to the floor to get rid of that overwhelming dizziness….